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Jim Brown

Interview with Jim Brown

Jim Brown discusses his childhood and adolescence working in the timber industry and on his grandfather's farm on the South Coast. At age 15, Jim moved with his family to Ryde. In Sydney he worked at Primrose Timber Mill, and later delivered milk for Goodchilds and Hoppings. Jim recalls his leisure activities with family and friends, particularly his involvement in amateur boxing.

Interviewer: Ruth Jones 
Date of the interview: 6 April 1998 
Transcription: Gabrielle Godard, December 1998

Audio extracts (.wav format):

Transcript(PDF, 100KB) - 14 pages

Last updated on 29 June 2015